Hans Verkerk

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Chief Scientist

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Dr. Hans Verkerk is Chief Scientist at the European Forest Institute (Finland) and he leads a team on Climate-Smart Forestry. He obtained his PhD degree with distinction from the University of Eastern Finland. He has been involved in studies on European forest resource assessments, woody biomass availability, forest ecosystem services, climate change impacts, adaptation and mitigation, and bioeconomy.

Key topics: forest management; climate change; biomass availability; forest bioeconomy; biodiversity

hans.verkerk @ efi.int
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